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Europe bakes again in near-record temperatures

Europe baked in near-record temperatures on Monday but some respite was on the horizon after weeks of nonstop sunshine.

Heat wave sends power consumption to record high in northern Vietnam

The previous record had been set just a week earlier, said the national power utility Vietnam Electricity (EVN).

In downtown Hanoi, as the weather sizzles, the crowds fizzle out

During peak sunshine hours, the streets have become too hot to handle.
July 03, 2018 | 03:24 pm GMT+7

Feel the burn: Experts warn of more deadly heat waves for Vietnam

Climate change will be scorching the earth by the end of the century, with tropical countries worst at risk, researchers say.
June 20, 2017 | 07:11 pm GMT+7

How cool for the summer are you?

Water is the savior as it's now hot and sunny for most of the world. Unless you're in Antarctica or Australia.
June 18, 2017 | 10:14 am GMT+7

Historic wildfire wipes out massive area in Hanoi forest

A large chunk of the forest was destroyed in the most devastating wildfire of the city’s history.
June 06, 2017 | 11:43 am GMT+7

Hanoians get inventive during record heat wave

Dorm students and tuk-tuk drivers are turning to cheap, creative solutions for relief from record temperatures in the capital.
June 05, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Power consumption hits record high as Vietnam swelters under heat wave

Air conditioners and fans have been going at full blast as locals take cover.
June 05, 2017 | 03:55 pm GMT+7

The rule of Vietnamese summer: See water, jump in

Intense heat in central and northern parts of the country has sent droves to beaches, lakes and waterparks.
June 05, 2017 | 11:33 am GMT+7

Families scramble for relief as summer heat scorches Hanoi

Many have fled to the countryside as the capital city is set to become a frying pan this weekend. 
June 03, 2017 | 12:59 pm GMT+7

Hanoi sweats through hottest day in decades

Wondering why the traffic seems so quiet? Well here's your answer.
June 02, 2017 | 04:47 pm GMT+7

Oh the things you do to beat the heat in Saigon

Summer is not going easy on the southern city.
April 15, 2017 | 01:16 pm GMT+7

Too hot to work: Vietnam to lose $85bn in labor productivity by 2030

“Work in the sun adds to the heat exposure and creates higher hourly losses.” 
July 27, 2016 | 06:30 am GMT+7

Saigoneers struggle to survive in burning heat

Saigon is going through an intense heat wave with temperatures up to 39 degrees C (102 degrees F).
May 06, 2016 | 07:54 am GMT+7
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